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Century 2 Performing Arts & Convention Center

The Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center is a multi-functional facility, fully accessible to all users.

Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
225 W. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67202
Fax: 316.303.8611
316.264.9121

Century 2 Performing Arts & Convention Center Events

Dec 08

Mayor's Tree Lighting

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Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Date:
Location: Kenned Plaza/Century II
Price: Free
Category: Christmas & Holiday
The Annual Mayor's Tree lighting will be held on Dec. 8 in Kennedy Plaza from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

A Night With Santa will take place inside of Century II during this time. The event highlights the lighting of the Christmas tree, carnival games, fireworks, crafts and more.
Dec 09

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
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Time: Times Vary
Date: through
Location: Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center
Price: $10-$15
Category: Theatre / Dance
Catch the classic holiday story "A Christmas Carol" this season. The Charles Dickens play chronicles Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man. Can a few visits from the ghosts of Christmas past present and future change his attitude?

The show will run on Dec. 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Century II.

Tickets are priced at $12 in advance for adults, and $10 for students. Tickets at the door are priced at $ 15 for adults. Subscription tickets may be purchased for all 4 shows in the MTYP 2016-2017 season by calling WichitaTIX at 316-303-8100 Monday to Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm or stopping by the ticket office.
Dec 11

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Mannheim Steamroller
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Time: 3:00 pm
Date:
Location: Century II Concert Hall 225 W Douglas Ave
Price: $53.90-$71.50
Category: Concert / Live Music
Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

Front/Mid Orchestra & Front Balcony - $71.50
Rear Orchestra and Mid/Rear Balcony - $53.90

Tickets Avaialbe at WichitaTix.com

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Dec 16

Wichita Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Wichita Ballet The Nutcracker
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: through
Location: Century II Concert Hall
Price: $20+
Category: Christmas & Holiday
This December, Ballet Wichita will transport Wichita for three days into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice and sparkling snowflakes with the time-honored classic, The NUTCRACKER Ballet.

With guest artists from Dance Theatre of Harlem and a cast of over 150 Ballet Wichita company dancers, experience the magic of Peter Tchaikovsky's most treasured score, performed live by the Ballet Wichita Orchestra.

Fashioned after the choreography of the great Russian master, Lev Ivanov, who created the first Nutcracker Ballet more than 100 years ago, Ballet Wichita's production blends exceptional dancing, grand sets and elaborate, beautiful costumes.

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Dec 18

Wichita Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker
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Time: 2:00 pm
Date:
Location: Century II Concert Hall
Price: $20+
Category: Christmas & Holiday
This December, Ballet Wichita will transport Wichita for three days into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice and sparkling snowflakes with the time-honored classic, The NUTCRACKER Ballet.

With guest artists from Dance Theatre of Harlem and a cast of over 150 Ballet Wichita company dancers, experience the magic of Peter Tchaikovsky's most treasured score, performed live by the Ballet Wichita Orchestra.

Fashioned after the choreography of the great Russian master, Lev Ivanov, who created the first Nutcracker Ballet more than 100 years ago, Ballet Wichita's production blends exceptional dancing, grand sets and elaborate, beautiful costumes.

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Dec 20

Broadway Christmas Wonderland

Broadway Christmas Wonderland
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: through
Location: Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center
Price: Starting at $40
Category: Theatre / Dance
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and Century II is ready to celebrate! Go on a journey of Christmas Cheer with Santa and his elves at the performance of Broadway Christmas Wonderland!

Get into the holiday spirit with classic Christmas hits like 'White Christmas, 'Jingle Bells', 'Winter Wonderland', 'Deck the Halls', 'Rocking around the Christmas Tree' and more.

Ticket prices will start at $40. Public sale information to follow.
Feb 09

Wait Until Dark At Century II

Wait Until Dark Century II
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Time: 8:00 pm
Date: through
Location: Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center
Price: Starting at $17
Category: Theatre / Dance
Fredrick Knott's Wait Until DarkComes to Century II's Mary Jane Teall Theater From Feb. 9-19.

The thriller highlights smuggling, secret identities, a game of cat-and-mouse and more. "Wait Until Dark" chronicles Susan, a blind woman who is targeted by three con men in search of a missing doll that was used to smuggle diamonds. When the doll goes missing and a women is murdered, things begin to unravel.

The show will begin at 8 p.m on Feb. 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18 and 19. Tickets start at $17

Subscription tickets may be purchased for all 4 shows in the Forum Theatre 2016-2017 season by phone at 316-303-8100 or in person at the ticket office.
Mar 03

Honk! The Musical at Century II

Honk! at Century II
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Date: through
Location: Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center
Category: Theatre / Dance
"Honk! The Musical" is the musical retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Ugly Duckling."

The show will be held in Century II's Mary Jane Teall Theater on March 3-5.
The Show will beging at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Advance tickets are priced at $12 for adults and $10 for students. Adult ticket priced jump to $15 on the day of the event.
Mar 03

HONK! Presented by Music Theatre for Young People

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Time: Times Vary
Date: through
Location: Mary Jane Teall Theater Century II Performing Arts Center
Price: Tickets: Adults: $12 in Advance~ $15 at the Door ~Students: $10
Category: Theatre / Dance
This is a musical version of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Ugly Duckling. Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.

https://www.wichitatix.com/show.asp

Mar 21

Once

Once
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: through
Location: Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center
Price: Starting at $35
Category: Theatre / Dance
This spring, enjoy a performance of Once, a winner of eight Tony Awards.

The show highlights an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians playing their own instruments onstage. Chronicling the life of a musician who's about to give up on his dream. When a beautiful young woman takes an interest in his haunting love songs, chemistry between them grows.

Please note ONCE is a love story, but it doesn't go past a PG-13 rating. There is a smattering of four-letter words and some mild sexual innuendo.

Ticket prices start at $35. Public sale information to follow.
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